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Vicar's Close

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Address: Vicar's Close Street, Wells BA5 2, England
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Just off the cathedral Green, a MUST!

Hopefully no cars will be parked here, these are the houses the clergy lived in over the centuries and hopefully a car will not be parked here to ruin your photo's. I'm sure... read more

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Gosport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hopefully no cars will be parked here, these are the houses the clergy lived in over the centuries and hopefully a car will not be parked here to ruin your photo's. I'm sure someone said house no. 20 door has original features? Also right at the end there is a small chapel so do walk right the way down.

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Devon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are in wells you must walk this close .it is so symbolic of the area a great picture opportunity and within walking distance from the cathedral.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful fully preserved and complete medieval street near the cathedral. The picturesque cobbled street is accessed through an ancient archway and bordered on both sides by beautiful old houses with a pretty garden at the front. The chimneys are amazing and so are the coat of arms above all the doors.

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Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Turn the corner into this beautiful, quaint street that is a feast for the eyes. Apparently it is the oldest occupied street in Europe. Would be excellent for a film set, but watch out for a velux window! how they got planning permission for that, I don't know.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This street is apparently the oldest residential street in England. Built in the 14th century and grade 1 listed they are very special and the cobbled street retains many features such as little step bridges over the gutters. A must see if you are in Wells and they are right across the road opposite the cathedral.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding and impressive street of very old houses that are still very much in use. One of the highlights of Wells.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a little street off the cathedral this is a must see it's like something off Harry Potter it's so quaint

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you have seen the Cathedral you must go and see this beautiful little street just next to the Cathedral.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just alongside the cathedral this little close is worth a visit and a few photos (although it feels a bit intrusive to do so!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little hidden gem unspoiled by the modern world. U can imagine horse and cart delivering urns of milk with hay blowing around the cobbled street. If you enter the close through the discrete set of steps at the top, you will leave from the bottom and are greeted by a grand archway leading on to the beautiful cathedral.... More 

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